Clad in natural stone, the Train Drivers Facility Building for Iarnród Éireann (Irish Rail) in Portlaoise, County Laois, Ireland, is the first certified ultra-low energy building ever developed for a railway company in the world
Wissahickon Schist and Vermont slate are among the regional materials used in the design of the David L. Kurtz Center for the Performing Arts on the campus of William Penn Charter School in Philadelphia, PA
A total of 4,300 square feet of white and gray tile from the Monolith Collection by Marazzi Architectural – supplied through Great Lakes Distribution of Madison, WI — was used to create a ventilated wall system for the exterior of the First Bank & Trust in Skokie, IL.
With the intention of promoting sustainability and green design -- particularly as it pertains to ceramic tile -- Tile of Spain hosted "Material Matters -- Sustaining the Urban Environment with Natural Material" on Thursday, October 20, 2011 at The Times Center in New York City.
Coverings has announced a call for entries for its Project: Green contest, which is sponsored by ED+C Magazine -- a BNP Media publication and sister magazine toStone World and Contemporary Stone & Tile Design magazines.
In this month's issue of Stone World, check out an article on how government agencies are teaming with stone industry professionals to provide safe work environments. Also check out some features on quartz surfacing.